Gopalgonj District: A to Z information

Gopalganj is a district in Dhaka division. This district was a part of faridpur district. This area was in the southern part of ancient Bengal known as Bengal. It is located on the bank of madhumati river. The Gopalganj subdivision became a district on February 1, 1913. Mr. AFM Ehia Chowdhury was the first Deputy Commissioner of Gopalganj district. There are many historical places in this district.

Gopalgonj District Focus Point:

Name Of District Gopalgonj District
Established in 1984
Division Dhaka Division
Area 1,469 km²
Language Bangla
Population Total 1165273; male 592805, female 572468
Population density 790 per sq km
Annual growth rate 5.21%.
Sex ratio 109:100
Number of voters: Male : 9,53,131 Female: 9,45,907 Total: 18,99,038
Literacy rate 52%
School attendance 42.50%
Religion Muslim 779962, Hindu 371629, Buddhist 13401, Christian 17 and others 264.
Ethnic communities
Boundary by Faridpur district on the North, Pirojpur and Bagerhat district on the South, Madaripur & Barisal district on the East and Narail district on the West.
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is The average annual temperature in Gopalganj is 25.8 °C.
Major rivers madhumati, Hunda, Ghagar, old Kumar; Wapda canal and Madaripur Beel
Major Crops Potato, Paddy, Jute, Oilseed, sugarcane, cotton, bamboo etc.
Major Fruits Mango, jackfruit, papaya, banana, guava etc.
Tourist Places Bangabandhu Memorial Complex (Tungipara), Akramuzzaman Park’ (Arpara, Gopalganj Sadar Upazila). [Rabindranath Adhikari]
Postal code 8100
Area Code: 423
Dialling Code: +880 423

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kashiani 299.64
Kotalipara 362.05
Gopalganj Sadar 391.35
Tungipara 127.25
Muksudpur 309.63


Universities 5
Private Medical College: 2
Masters level colleges: 8
Degree colleges: 3
Government Primary Schools 786
Government High Schools 188
Polytechnic Institute 2

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous ?
Parliament Member’s Muhammad Faruk Khan
Freedom Fighter Sheikh Jamal
Politician Nirmal Sen
Journalist and Writer Abu Jafor Samsuddin
Poet Gobinda Chandra Das
Footballer Rajanikant Barman
Actor Shakib Khan
Actress Shobnom Bubly
Scientist Dr Wazed Miah
Researcher Dr Wazed Miah
Historian Faruq Ahmed


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